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El Tapatio

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393 E 2nd St, Parachute, CO 81635
970-285-7508
Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Service

I really liked my meal, I thought the pollo con chipotle was excellent. The service is what prompted me to give the four star review though. I'd eat there again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Niagara Falls, New York
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Niagara Falls, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I really liked my meal, I thought the pollo con chipotle was excellent. The service is what prompted me to give the four star review though. I'd eat there again!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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141 reviews 141 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Not terribly many options in town, but better-than-average variety for such a small place. I had the carne asada tacos. The portions are VERY big. But the tacos disappointed: the meat had a very nice texture, but was bland and almost tasteless. BUT the refried beans were some of the best I've had; they would be worth ordering all by... More 

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Battlement Mesa, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Excellent and large margeritas. Service is friendly and timely large selection on the menu. Always enjoy seeing many locals there as this is one of their favorites for dinner.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

We were forced to spend the night in the town of Parachute because all the hotel rooms were sold out in Grand Junction. So as we are driving around in search of a restaurant other than Wendy's, the El Tapatio stood out and caught our attention. The food was excellent! We had tacos and green chili burritos, and they were... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We live in Silt Colorado and my sister in law just bought a second home in Battlement Mesa. We love this place, authentic food, great humble service and great atmosphere. We have been there about 5 times since April and we are never disappointed. Who would know there is such a gem right off the highway!!!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The food is okay. A big menu, but nothing that sets it apart from other Mexican restaurants you've been too. But it's quite pricey. I guess they can get away with it when the local options are limited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Thank you so much for donating chips and salsa to the Parachute Battlement Mesa Chamber of Commerce Octoberfest event! We received many compliments and appreciate you being an active community member!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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195 reviews 195 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We checked out El Tapatio on the advice of the front desk clerk at our hotel. Worth the walk! We enjoyed a small town eatery, with food that was tasty and (as far as I can tell) authentic. My daughter's grilled cheese sandwhich was a bit skimpy, and neither of the adult entrees were overly generous, but the service was... More 

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De Beque, Colorado, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This is one of the best and most authentic Mexican restaurants I have been to. One of the better places to eat in Parachute.

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Santee, South Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Were in the area for 2 weeks and good food.. but same food almost doubles the price at night so we elected to eat elsewhere due to the price change. Great drinks and the food is wonderful but if I were the management I'd have a happy medium of prices. You feel great eating there and spending about $35 for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 393 E 2nd St, Parachute, CO 81635
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Parachute
  • Phone Number: 970-285-7508

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?